LISTENING WITH THE BODY: Somatic Practices for Conflict Resolution Professionals
Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST)
Do you want to cultivate a more expansive way to listen to your clients?
Are you looking to create more possibility for compassion in conflict situations?
As mediators, restorative justice leaders, trainers and facilitators we operate daily in high stakes situations with real opportunities to facilitate positive change and transformation. In this day long experiential workshop, you will learn valuable skills to shift dynamics in conflict situations for yourself and your clients. Come join us and explore how a somatic approach intergrating body, mind and spirit can be used to change and reshape how you engage conflict!
In this workshop you will:
- Learn somatic practices to build a deeper conntection with clients
- Experience conflict as generative and transformative
- Explore the relevance of the body with in conflict
- Shift dynamics through managing your own energy and emotions
- Develop skills to create more choice and possibility in conflict situations
Katina Bishop is a Somatic Practioner and Leadership Coach and works individually with clients who identify as activists, non-profit leaders, writers, and survivors of trauma. She serves on the board of SEEDS Community Resolution Center, leads conflict resolution trainings and runs Restorative Justice circles at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Berkeley. She also has a 12 year history in civil liberties and social jusitce non-profit work. Katina holds and MFA in English and Creative Writting from Mills College and a BA in World Literature from Claremont Colleges. She is a Certified Somatic Coach through Strozzi Insititute and studies Aikido, The Art of Peace, and Two Rock Dojo with RIchard Strozzi-Heckler
Nettie Pardue delivers thoughtful, engaging, inspiring, and transformational trainings in diverse and international settings. She is currently Director of Programsfor the Outward Bound Center for Peacebuilding. She has been a trainer, instructor, coach and facilitator for over 17 years at Outward Bound, the United World College, Adventure Associates, and SEEDS Community Resolution Center. She holds an MA in Applied Behavioral Science from the Leadership Institute of Seattle and is a Certified Somatic Coach through Strozzi Insititute. She has presented at the Association for Experiential Education, Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California, International Asscociation of Facilitators, and Saybrook University.
When & Where
SEEDS Community Resolution Center
SEEDS Community Resolution Center helps people find solutions to community issues and problems. We offer a variety of programs and services to residents and businesses in Alameda County. We cannot and do not provide legal advice. If your situation is not appropriate for our services, we can offer information and referrals to help you find the right agency to meet your needs.
GOT CONFLICT? Don't Stress, Don't Fight, Don't Litigate. MEDIATE.
SEEDS offers trained, neutral mediators to help you and others in conflict find constructive solutions that meet everyone's needs.
SEEDS provides same-day mediation services for Small Claims Court in Hayward, and in Civil Harassment Court in Oakland and Hayward, to reduce expense and improve outcomes.
Learn more about Court-Recommended Mediation.
Could your groups and meetings be more participatory and productive?
SEEDS will custom design a process to help your group, organization or community work more collaboratively and achieve goals and outcomes.
Would you like to improve your ability to communicate and problem-solve?
SEEDS will help you or your organization cultivate your skills and capacity to manage conflict, communicate more effectively, and develop lasting solutions.
Through restorative processes, SEEDS helps to create caring communities in our courts, schools, and neighborhoods.
Learn more about Restorative Justice principles and SEEDS’ new Restorative Justice programs.
Want more information about conflict resolution and SEEDS?
SEEDS can send you brochures and/or come speak to your group about the benefits of mediation, how to resolve your own conflicts more effectively and how to access SEEDS’ services when needed. Learn more about how your agency or group can benefit.
Don't know where to begin?
Every call with SEEDS starts with an intake and consultation to explore how we might be able to assist you, your group or your organization.
Contact us to discuss your options.